PSFA Participating Dept.
The Chinchilla Hose Company of South Abington Township particpates in the Pennsylvania State Fire Academy Participating Department program. The program is to recognize those organizations that support, promote, and encourage their emergency response personnel to voluntarily certify within the Commonwealth’s Certification Program administered by the Office of the State Fire Commissioner. The Department encourages our Firefighters to voluntarily certify within the professional standards programs administered by the Office of the State Fire Commissioner.
Currently the Chinchilla Hose Company is recognized for having over 50% of it's active members certified within the professional standards. We are 1 of only 2 Departments in Lackawanna County to be recognized for the 50% participation level.
Chinchilla Hose Company
South Abington Twp. PA
Established in 1956, the Chinchilla Hose Company has been serving our area for over 50 years. Located on Shady Lane Road in South Abington Township, our main station houses Fire, Rescue and Ambulance services. Station 2-A is located on Fairview Road and houses an engine, brush truck and foam trailer. Responding to over 1,200 fire, rescue and EMS calls per year, our 40 or so dedicated volunteers work to protect the township and surrounding areas as firefighter, emergency medical technicians, or both.
It takes a special person to fill the boots of a volunteer firefighter. Someone with a desire to do something important for the community. Someone with courage and dedication, who isn't afraid of hard work, and is willing to accept the challenge of a difficult job. It takes a person who considers respect and appreciation reward enough and who is glad to help. We have a very special demand for individuals living or working in this area. We might be able to fit you with a pair of boots. If you would like to join Chinchilla Hose Company as firefighter, EMT, or administration support member please contact us. Call 586-5726
*A NOTE TO ALL TOWNSHIP BUSINESSES*
Our Pre-Plan Program is in progress at this time! A representative of Chinchilla Hose Company will Contact you shortly to follow up on your Pre-Plan information, If you have not returned the forms Please do so As Soon as Possible. Thank You
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